HHSA



Customer Service Center for CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and other aid programs:

Phone: 1-877-652-0731

Mailing Address:
PO Box 496005
Redding, CA 96049-6005

Drop-off Locations:
HHSA Offices

 

 

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CalFresh (Food Stamps)

 CalFresh

CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps), also known as SNAP, is a federal nutrition program that helps people with low or no income purchase healthy food. Benefits are issued on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card that can be used at most grocery stores and farmers' markets.

To receive CalFresh benefits, your household income and resources must meet certain limits. The amount of CalFresh benefits your household may be eligible for is determined by income and family size.

Applying for CalFresh is easy! 

You can provide an application online, in person, by mail or by fax. Click here for details on how to apply.

Learn more about what CalFresh can do for your family, and if you're a student, here's what you need to know.

Click here for more information on the interview process.

Having difficulty with the paperwork? Community Health Advocates (CHAs) are available in all of our regional offices and can help with: 

  • CalFresh and Medi-Cal applications
  • Referrals to community resources for help with utilities, housing, transportation, employment, etc.

Para assistencia en espaƱol llame 224-4879 o 335-6701. For assistance in Mien call 224-4877.

CalFresh Outreach Toolkit provides outreach materials for community partners interested in increasing CalFresh participation.

 

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